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Topic: Artificial Kidney

Microchip Used In World's First Implantable Artificial Kidney

A team of scientists created the world's first artificial kidney that can be implanted and powered by the patient's own heart. Using a microchip called the "silicon nanotechnology," the bio-hybrid device mimics a real kidney and can keep patients off dialysis.

LIFE February 17, 2016

Implantable Artificial Kidney May Soon Offer Economical Alternative To Dialysis And Organ Transplant: How It Works

The Kidney Project's implantable bioartificial kidney mimics the functions of a normal, healthy kidney. Once developed and approved, the coffee cup-sized device could offer kidney failure patients with less expensive alternative to dialysis and organ transplant.

LIFE November 17, 2015

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